Science Education Before 1900
We are going to start by looking into what the world of science education was like at the time of Charlotte Mason who lived from 1842-1923 in England. Take some time to read the History section at this site up to 1900.
Narrate by creating a timeline describing the rise of science education in the curriculum. Add to it as we continue our study.
Note the arguments given in favor of science education in 1868. How did the school leaving age affect science education? What role did the universities play? What other questions are raised in your mind?